Interstate State Park

Interstate State Park


Location:45 miles northeast of Minneapolis-St. Paul on US Highway 8 (1 mile south of Taylors Falls).
Facilities:37 drive-in campsites (22 with electrical hookups), showers (é), flush toilets (é), group camp, picnic area (é), enclosed picnic shelter (é), open shelter, volleyball court, hiking trails (4 miles), self-guided trail (3 miles), wheelchair-accessible trail (0.5 miles), boat launch, canoe rentals, canoe shuttle, visitor center (é), interpretive exhibits, historic site, gift shop.
Activities:Camping, river fishing, boating (with restrictions), hiking, canoeing, excursion boat tours, rock climbing.
Special Features:Geologically, the park is one of the most significant sites in Minnesota. Features include at least 10 different lava flows, two distinct glacial deposits, and traces of old streams, valleys, and faults.
Address:307 Milltown Rd
PO Box 254
Taylors Falls, MN 55084

Phone:651-465-5711
Fax:651-465-0517
Web: www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_parks/interstate
Size: 298 acres.

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Interstate State Park


Location:Just south of Saint Croix Falls on WI 35.
Facilities:85 campsites, showers, outdoor group camp, picnic areas, hiking trails (9 miles), snowshoe trails, interpretive center, scenic vista, shoreline, boat launch, fishing pier, amphitheater.
Activities:Camping, boating, canoeing, fishing, swimming, hiking, cross-country skiing, naturalist programs.
Special Features:A deep gorge called the "Dalles of the Saint Croix" is a scenic feature of Wisconsin's oldest state park. Frost action and weathering over the years formed interesting rock features here. As part of the Ice Age National Scientific Reserve, the Ice Age Interpretive Center features photographs, murals, and other information about the great glaciers. (See also listing of Ice Age National Scenic Trail in national trails section.)
Address:PO Box 703
Saint Croix Falls, WI 54024

Phone:715-483-3747
Web: www.dnr.state.wi.us/org/land/parks/specific/interstate
Size: 1,377 acres.

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